Jesse
Auspitz

Senior Planner

jauspitz@npgsolutions.ca

Jesse Auspitz is a Senior Planner with NPG Planning Solutions. Jesse became a land use planner because of his passion for serving the public by building more equitable and inclusive communities. He joined NPG in September 2021 after working as a planner with the Town of Niagara-on the-Lake for over 8 years where he was involved in reviewing and responding to a range of applications under
the Planning Act and Ontario Heritage Act pertaining to infill and intensification proposals, greenfield development, agricultural and agriculture-related uses, and heritage conservation.

Jesse joined NPG because of the firm’s strength in land development and its commitment to facilitating positive change for communities. The NPG Team has been greatly enriched by Jesse’s excellent understanding of Ontario’s land use planning system, land development, and planning policy. His skills in, and enthusiasm for, resolving complex planning challenges is also appreciated. 

In 2009, Jesse completed his Bachelor of Environmental Studies in Environment and Resource Studies and Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Waterloo. In 2011 Jesse completed his Master of Planning in Urban Development at Ryerson University. Jesse has also been a full member of the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Ontario Professional Planners Institute since 2016. 

In his spare time, Jesse enjoys travelling and participating in walking tours to learn about the history and culture of communities.

John Henricks is the President and founder of NPG Solutions. He established NPG in 2017 with the goal of addressing a need in the market for a strong urban planning consulting. John brings a wealth of experience in municipal and land use planning, as well as land development. He has held management positions in the public and private sector of Ontario and Alberta. John is relentless in his commitment to make all of our clients successful.

As president of NPG Solutions, John leads through the empowerment of his staff and believes that his primary role is to facilitate the success for his stakeholders, both internally and externally. He priorities customer service and always keeps a clear focus on how to best sustain our communities and make them a better place for people to live and work. Clients and stakeholders of NPG Solutions appreciate John’s positive energy, personal approach and infectious enthusiasm.

As an integral part of community building and place making, urban design’s best practices are incorporated in every design and planning solution NPG provides through a collaborative process across all NPG activities. This allows us to provide holistic solutions to even the most complex and multifaceted problems that our clients face.

Jesse
Auspitz

Senior Planner

jauspitz@npgsolutions.ca

Jesse Auspitz is a Senior Planner with NPG Planning Solutions. Jesse became a land use planner because of his passion for serving the public by building more equitable and inclusive communities. He joined NPG in September 2021 after working as a planner with the Town of Niagara-on the-Lake for over 8 years where he was involved in reviewing and responding to a range of applications under the Planning Act and Ontario Heritage Act pertaining to infill and intensification proposals, greenfield development, agricultural and agriculture-related uses, and heritage conservation. 

Jesse joined NPG because of the firm’s strength in land development and its commitment to facilitating positive change for communities. The NPG Team has been greatly enriched by Jesse’s excellent understanding of Ontario’s land use planning system, land development, and planning policy. His skills in, and enthusiasm for, resolving complex planning challenges is also appreciated. 

In 2009, Jesse completed his Bachelor of Environmental Studies in Environment and Resource Studies and Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Waterloo. In 2011 Jesse completed his Master of Planning in Urban Development at Ryerson University. Jesse has also been a full member of the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Ontario Professional Planners Institute since 2016. 

In his spare time, Jesse enjoys travelling and participating in walking tours to learn about the history and culture of communities.